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  • Gaming Strategy and Tips
The Dark Side of Roulette
May 23, 2024
CINDY: Roulette has been played in some form of casino since the mid-to-late 1600s. It was invented by the philosopher, scientist, and theologian Blaise Pascal.ABBY: Blaise was trying to invent a perp...
Ask the Slot Expert: Video poker gimmicks - Part 3
May 22, 2024
Let's continue looking at some of the gimmicks video poker designers have added to video poker to give the game some of the excitement and sizzle of slot games. Many people and manufacturers call the...
Akk About Slot Machines
May 21, 2024
Important PointsThe casino world is indisputably the slot world. That is a plain and simple fact. Somewhere between 60 and 90 percent of an individual casino’s revenue comes from slots. The slot playe...
  • Featured Stories
Top 10 openings and expansions for May 2024
May 20, 2024
Let’s take a look at 10 U.S. casino destinations that have either renovated or even opened for the first time for guests in recent weeks.
Casino City’s Friday Five: Goodbye Mirage edition
May 17, 2024
The date is now set for when we will all have to say farewell to one of the most iconic Las Vegas Strip resorts, The Mirage.
Top 10 tips for blackjack newbies
May 13, 2024
Before you hit the blackjack table for the first time, take a look at these 10 tips to give yourself an idea of what to expect, and what you should do.
  • Legal News
Dutch regulator cracks down on illegal affiliate sites
April 9, 2024
The Dutch Gaming Authority imposes a binding designation of hosting provider DigitalOcean. The websites and advertise illegal gambling offer.
bet365 to pay £582,120 for regulatory failures
April 4, 2024
Hillside ENC, which holds a license for bet365’s bingo and casino products, will pay £343,035 and Hillside ENC, which holds a license to offer betting, will pay £239,085 to the UKGC.
Three gaming companies banned from targeting Sweden
April 3, 2024
The Swedish Gambling Authority has prohibited Newera Frozen PTE and Aprodi from providing gambling in Sweden without the necessary license. Galaktika N.V. has also been banned from directing its gaming offering to Sweden.
  • Financial News
Michigan iGaming, sports betting operators report April revenue
May 21, 2024
Michigan commercial and tribal operators reported a combined $234.8 million total internet gaming gross receipts and gross sports betting receipts in April, a decrease of 8.7% compared to last month.
April 2024 sports betting activity for North Carolina
May 18, 2024
Between 1 April and 30 April, account holders in North Carolina wagered $648,934,226 on sports events, including paid wagering revenue and promotional wagering revenue.
Detroit casinos report April 2024 revenue figures
May 17, 2024
In April, $107.87 million was generated from table games and slots, 11.8% lower when compared to March 2024.
  • Gaming News
Pragmatic Play seeks a champion in Heroic Spins
May 23, 2024
If two or three wilds hit on the same reel before the expansion, all wilds in the expanded stack are given a 2x or 3x multiplier respectively.
'Shuffle Up and Deal' set for 2024 WSOP
May 23, 2024
Jonathan Marchessault of the Vegas Golden Knights will deliver the opening “Shuffle Up and Deal” to begin the 55th edition of the series on 28 May.
Circa Sports NFL contests returning with record prizes
May 23, 2024
The Nevada-based sports betting brand has brought back the popular professional football contests Circa Million VI and Circa Survivor with its biggest payout yet – $16 million.
  • Online Gaming News
EveryMatrix promotes Mihnea Dobre to Chief Technology Officer
May 23, 2024
Previously EveryMatrix’s Head of IT Governance, Mihnea has been a pivotal figure within the leadership team.
PA Betting Services announces long-term agreement with BoscaSports
May 23, 2024
The new agreement will see PABS delivery platform provide its range of betting products and data services to BoscaSports.
DraftKings completes acquisition of Jackpocket
May 23, 2024
This acquisition empowers DraftKings to tap into the expansive U.S. lottery vertical, while expanding its position in sportsbook and iGaming.
  • Gaming Life News
$130,000 slots jackpot win at Seminole Classic Casino
May 22, 2024
The Unity Card member wagered $25 and won a total of $130,277 while playing Royal Reels on 20 May at the Florida casino.
NFL-themed slot in Oregon pays out $1.7 million
May 22, 2024
Following a $3 bet on the Atlanta Falcons theme, he initially thought he had won $1,700, but was shocked to learn it was in fact the $1.7 million jackpot.
Pai Gow Poker jackpot of nearly $220,000 won at the Plaza Hotel & Casino
May 22, 2024
The guest's original buy-in was $200, and he hit a seven-card straight flush for a total progressive hit of more than $206,000 plus a Fortune Bonus bet for another $12,500.
  • Casino Opening and Remodeling News
Ortikia to open at Green Valley Ranch Casino
May 22, 2024
On 3 June, Ortikia will be the latest new concept as part of Green Valley Ranch’s ongoing property-wide transformation, joining the recently opened Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill.
This Week in Gambling: Mirage Las Vegas closing
May 22, 2024
When is the Mirage Las Vegas closing date? When will the Hard Rock open? And what will happen to the Mirage Volcano? We have that information and more.
Caesars opens retail sportsbooks in New Mexico
May 21, 2024
In-person sports wagers are now being accepted at newly opened Caesars Sportsbook locations at Route 66 Casino Hotel and Casino Xpress west of Albuquerque and Dancing Eagle Casino east of Grants.
  • Gaming Industry Executives News
EveryMatrix promotes Mihnea Dobre to Chief Technology Officer
May 23, 2024
Previously EveryMatrix’s Head of IT Governance, Mihnea has been a pivotal figure within the leadership team.
Galaxy Gaming appoints Steve Kopjo as Chief Financial Officer
May 23, 2024
Amid an impressive career in the gaming industry, Kopjo joins Galaxy Gaming on 28 May, bringing experience from senior finance and accounting positions held at various publicly traded gaming companies.
Eaton Gate Gaming appoints Garry McGibbon as Director of Acquisition
May 22, 2024
McGibbon will lead the marketing services company based in Gibraltar, Spryme Limited. Core responsibilities are expanding kwiff’s market share in both the U.K. and international markets.
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